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January 2019

“Introduction to Stylometry” Workshop

January 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
422 Snell Library

Please join us for an exciting introduction to stylometry, led by Molly Nebiolo, a PhD student in the History Department. More information coming soon! No previous experience is required but participants should bring their own laptops, if possible. This workshop is free and open to the public, but if you are not a member of the Northeastern community, please email Sarah Connell (sa.connellnortheasternedu) to RSVP.

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February 2019

Visiting Speakers: Jack Hitt and Chenjerai Kumanyika

February 7, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
909 Renaissance Park Boston, MA United States

Join us for a talk by Jack Hitt and Chenjerai Kumanyika, co-creators of Gimlet Media’s new Peabody award-winning history podcast “Uncivil." About Uncivil: "Uncivil brings you stories that were left out of the official history of the Civil War, ransacks America's past, and takes on the history you grew up with. We bring you untold stories about resistance, covert operations, corruption, mutiny, counterfeiting, antebellum drones, and so much more. And we connect these forgotten struggles to the political battlefield we’re living…

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“Douglass Day” Transcribe-a-thon

February 14, 2019

Please join us for a transcribe-a-thon in celebration of Frederick Douglass! In partnership with the Digital Scholarship Group and the Women Writers Project, we will be hosting a local event, as part of a much larger celebration organized by the Colored Conventions Project. Time, location, and other information coming soon! This event is free and open to the public, but if you are not a member of the Northeastern community, please email Sarah Connell (sa.connellnortheasternedu) to RSVP.

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“Climate Change/Crisis/Creativity” Conference

February 22, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Raytheon Amphitheater, 120 Forsyth Street
Boston, MA United States

Join us for a one-day conference, "Climate Change/Crisis/Creativity," featuring lightning talks by Northeastern faculty and staff, presentations by artists whose work engages with climate change, a hands-on workshop session, and a keynote lecture by Bethany Wiggin, University of Pennsylvania. Space is limited and registration is required; please RSVP here. This all-day conference will begin with lightning talk presentations by a range of Northeastern faculty and staff whose research relates to climate change: Daniel Aldrich, Political Science, Public Policy and Urban…

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“Map Commuting Emotion” Workshop

February 27, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Digital Scholarship Commons, 215 Snell Library
Boston , MA 02115 United States

Take a study break and learn about map theory at the same time with this fun hands-on mapping exercise! Led by Geographic Information Specialist Bahare Sanaie-Movahed, we’ll map our favorite paths to walk (or daily commute) and the emotions that accompany it. Attendees will gain an understanding of mapping practices and a creative project. This workshop will be held during the Digital Scholarship Group's Digital Humanities Open Office Hours. More information coming soon! Co-sponsored with Love Data Week and the Digital Scholarship…

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March 2019

“Viral Texts” Workshop and transcribe-a-thon

March 14, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
409 Nightingale Hall, 360 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA United States

Please join us for a workshop and transcribe-a-thon led by the Viral Texts project. More information coming soon!

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“Digital Public Humanities” Panel

March 21, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
909 Renaissance Park Boston, MA United States

Join us for a two-hour panel, featuring four scholars who work in the digital public humanities: Caroline Klibanoff, MIT Museum; Jim McGrath, Brown University; and Roopika Risam, Salem State University, and Alex Gil, Columbia University, of the Torn Apart / Separados project. This project "aggregates and cross-references publicly available data to visualize the geography of Donald Trump’s 'zero tolerance' immigration policy in 2018 and immigration incarceration in the USA in general." Each scholar will present on their current projects and talk about how…

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NULab Spring Conference: Digital Storytelling

March 29, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Alumni Center, Northeastern, 716 Columbus Avenue
Boston, MA 02115 United States

On March 29, 2018, the NULab will be hosting its second annual conference, showcasing the work of faculty, graduate students, and research collaborators. The keynote address will be delivered by Professor Jessica Marie Johnson, Assistant Professor in the Center for Africana Studies and Department of History at the Johns Hopkins University. More details coming soon! Space is limited and registration is required; please RSVP here. Speaker biography: Johnson is a historian of Atlantic slavery and the Atlantic African diaspora. She…

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April 2019

NULab Fellows Research Presentation

April 9, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Digital Scholarship Commons, 215 Snell Library
Boston , MA 02115 United States

Please join us for a presentation led by the 2018-2019 NULab Fellows about their year-long research projects. This year's NULab Fellows are Hanyu Chwe, Laura Johnson, and Alanna Prince. More information coming soon! This event is free and open to the public, but if you are not a member of the Northeastern community, please email Sarah Connell (sa.connellnortheasternedu) to RSVP.

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